Tblisi Georgia

This week I’m back in Tblisi, Georgia in the Caucasus region of Eastern Europe. I’m working with the East European Cultural Partnership, advising Tblisi City Hall on the elements required to develop the film industry and support and promote production on location in the capital. I was last here with the Ministry of Culture /…

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Montenegro Film Forum

In Podgarica, Montenegro as keynote speaker for the 3rd Annual Montenegro Film Forum. I spoke about the economic potential of a successful film sector, what international producers are looking for when they consider a country like Montenegro, and the role of film commissions in attracting those producers and laying the groundwork for their investment. Fun….

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1920 Evil Returns

To celebrate the start of the Mixed Reality conference, we went last night to Sweden’s oldest purpose built cinema in old Ystad, to watch the Bollywood supernatural horror romance (oh do keep up) movie 1920 Evil Returns – which was shot in atmospheric old houses all over the Skane region. Unsurprisingly, 1920 is set in…

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Film Tourism: A Route to Funding?

MovieScope Magazine has just released my latest article on Film Tourism and its potential as a film funding resource for filmmakers: The good news is that it could result in access to more funding and other marketing resources for films that showcase a particular location. We’re already starting to see examples of this: Israel’s tourism…

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